Daily Archives: November 15, 2017

AFSCME appeals lawsuit challenging collective Iowa bargaining law

Iowa’s largest union for public employees has filed an appeal in a case challenging the state’s new law sharply limiting collective bargaining rights. The suit, filed by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Iowa Council 61 in … Continue reading

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Vote no one Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

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Why Courts Matter Iowa Urges Senate Judiciary Committee to Reject Leonard Steven Grasz’s Nomination

[Des Moines]— On October 30, representatives of the American Bar Association released a statement unanimously deeming federal judicial nominee Leonard Steven Grasz “not qualified”. Grasz is the third nominee since 1989 to receive this rating unanimously, and the previous two were not … Continue reading

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GOP Bill is a Job Killer

Republicans in the House are set to vote on a terrible tax bill this week, possibly as soon as tomorrow. Despite claims that this tax plan will help the middle class, nothing could be further from the truth. The GOP tax … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Samuel Gompers “To effect any good by our Unions, we must bring all elements working in our trade into one Organization, for the wrongs heaped upon one element today are merely the precursor for another to … Continue reading

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Please join us this Thursday as working women and men, faith and community groups across the United States show solidarity with those workers and take a stand against corporate greed.

Last year Mondelēz International chose to ship more than 600 good jobs making popular snacks, like Oreos, to Salinas, Mexico. Please join us this Thursday as working women and men, faith and community groups across the United States show solidarity with those … Continue reading

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